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. you see those heavy downpours there across north carolina, extending up into virginia. that cluster of heavy rain on its way to us and so we're going to keep the flood threat going into the evening. 70s, rain still a flood watch through tomorrow morning. and again some of these downpours as they move in out of the south may be pretty heavy. much more on this and a look ahead towards next weekend, coming up. >>> long before the flood warnings and watches came into effect western high school in north baltimore was forced to close because of flooding in the school. workers arrived and found a few rooms damaged from the overnight rains. the damage was minor and they expect to have everything all cleaned up so school can resume tomorrow morning. >>> the other big story, the latest on the building collapse in west baltimore we told you about at 5:00. city rescue crews are still at the scene of druid hill avenue and laurens streets. around 3:30 this afternoon crews got a call a two-story building collapsed. police received initial reports that a woman bystander was standing near the buildi
the highest price. >>> he's got 51 stitches and quite a story to tell after a day at a virginia beach. we've got details on a 15-year-old's close encounter with a shark. it's an art form that wowed people all over the globe for thousands of years. we'll tell you how one store is using an age-old tradition to keep its business alive. old gibbs canning company. today these factories are full of dot com businesses. and now my job is helping maryland create new economy jobs. training new math and science teachers investing in our institutions of excellence pioneering new cyber security jobs and giving an old gm plant a jump start building electric motors. i'm barbara mikulski. i approve this message so you'll know i'm fighting for you. >>> to a developing story. a california police officer finds himself on the other side of the law tonight. prosecutors are looking into whether he abused his authority when he handcuffed a boy who was involved with his stepdaughter. here's abc's diana avillar. >> reporter: a uniformed police officer, a 15-year-old in handcuffs. but there's much more to this sce
throw it away. the dea says it will place the ms in an incinerator that is in northern virginia. if you are not able to make it to a drop off point, the best idea is to crush up the pills and throw them in the trash. on our website we have a complete list of the collection sites. it runs from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. tomorrow. it's flee free and unanimous. no questions will be asked as you hand over the drugs. >>> a harper county crash involving a school bus. they say the school bus carrying the students were struck by an audi that crossed the line. forcing the bus into a chevy blazer. >> we had a school bus with six children and a driver, an suv, and then a passenger vehicle. the driver of the suv was transported to shock trauma. with injuries. and he was taken by ground. the children and the bus driver were transported to a local hospital with minor injuries and released to the dust custody of their parents. >> while dense fog covered the road this morning, investigators have not determined if it played a role in the accident. >>> baltimore city police are gearing up and working to kee
see why, lot of rain brewing down there in virginia and north carolina. this storm really getting its act together and on its way in here tomorrow. clear in the city now but that heavy rain set to start falling in the next couple hours. more on this and a detailed look on when the rain gets out of here. >> thank you. bge expects power outages from the storm to number though the thousands. preparations are being made. we are live with that part of the story. >> reporter: the state taking seriously. the state emergency operations center will be activated tomorrow morning. we did see some rain but nothing like what we are expecting tomorrow. bge is calling this a system wide event which means they are expecting power outages over a widespread area. it's fall, but most of the leaves haven't gotten the message yet. >> problem for us is the combination of the high winds, soaked ground. >> reporter: the canopy will act like a sail on a sailboat and with gusts expected to approach 50 miles an hour trees will come down, some bringing power lines. >> we are certain we will have thousands of
towards areas just south and west of d. c. down toward culpepper, virginia. flash flood watch and multiple advisories up through about just all the zákstate right now including a coastal flood watch for areas along the chesapeake higher than normal tides, 2 to 3 feet above average tomorrow and look off to the south. heavier rain now beginning to develop ceódown in virginia, no carolina. we know it's all headed our way later tonight. this evening though just a few scattered showers damp and breezy out there. as we look to tomorrow though things change big time. we'll break down the > thanks a lot wyatt. authorities in carroll county are trying smsto track down a woman using fake cash at businesses. there's nothing funny about this money. >> reporter: even by feel it's hard to tell these bills are bogus9k4jdt the latest counterfeit bust by westminster police. >> this is probably somebody passing through town that had printed up some money went ÷t about their business depositing these for exchange for actual currency. >> reporter: as far a
and advisories all the way across maryland and back down through virginia. also coastal flood advisory and also concern for some hip%íÑ winds as this coastal storm moves in. again more heavy rain on the march out of the south right now. the heaviest which is down in north carolina still. this evening scattered showers 2iie expecting heavier rain in here late tonight and especially into the early morning hours tomorrow. much more on this coastal storm. you don't want to miss it straight ahead. >> thanks a lot wyatt. you can 2ñtrack severe weather and the latest forecast online at our web site abc2news.com. >>> now to prevent a possible failure workers in annapolis have released water ?yiiuá water works park. the state has determined the dam unsafe and some hope the dam can actually handle all this significant rain av expecting. don harrison has more. >> reporter: annapolis city received a letter from state inspectors that warned a dam located west of annapolis and water works park off of route 6 50 was unsafe. the letter stated dam failure to result in massive flooding which may result in
from virginia through the carolinas through florida. that's the area we're watching for that potential developing tropical storm to head in our direction. watch the clouds to thicken up. maybe showers arriving from south to north mid-afternoon to this evening. heavier rain arrives by tomorrow morning. right now, let's get you to work on time, here's kim brown with a check on traffic. >> you can get to work and school on time, traffic is off to a lovely start. we don't have a whole lot of volume right now, in addition to, that really no problems, we do have one utility incident, brooklyn park, blocking the right lane on the southbound side of richie highway at 4th avenue. traffic is able to get by without issues to the left. as we check our drive times, no delays on the 95 corridor. up to 395. 29 looks good through howard county. i-70 and route 32. on the southwest side of the beltway, traffic flows freely from i-70 to 95. as we check our cameras around the area, anne arundel county, northbound looks good towards 695, baltimore beltway. megan, back to you. >> thanks, kim. >>> a minute a
101, culpepper virginia, hot stuff, weather clear across the region, across the mid-atlantic, but in the to the rest of the evening we're talking about 80ings, mostly clear skies, we'll caught it a tropical start to fall. >> it gets even hotter out there tomorrow. we'll break that down for you and talk about when things feel more seasonable coming up. kelly. >> thanks a lot wyatt. >>> baltimore city police say a man stumbled on to someone's front porch after being shot in east baltimore. the victim stumbled on the homeowners porch of north broadway around 10:15 this morning. the homeowner has no idea who the man is, he is suffering some multiple gunshot wounds to his chest. he was taken to johns hopkins hospital where he died, they do not nowhere the shooting happened and they are still trying to filling out all the details now. >>> a settlement has been reached in a lawsuit over a deadly crash on the bay bridge in the summer of 2008. 57-year-old john short survived after he swerved his tractor- trailer to miss an oncoming car. it crashed through a jersey shore and p
of these. it is called the car of the future. it gets 102 miles per gallon made in virginia and the company hopes to sell the ed son with a price of $20,000 e looking for work? mac. why's will hire 65,000 holiday workers. that's a slight increase. the positions will be part time. they will be offered in stores, distribution and call centers across the country. >>> a girl involved in a brutal fistfight. it is caught on tape. it pay not be the most shocking thing about the story. >>> and dramatic pictures, flames racing through a home. let's go to mark jones to see how the trains and buss are moving. >>> good morning out there. you find the numbers 3, 11, 51, 67 taking a detour at charles because of the book festival. the 5 diverted at eager and central. the 10 and 30 at height and prat. grab a book, relax and go to the book festival today, tomorrow and sunday. the light rail stop puts you right there. >>> we're showing the area that has the fog. it is tough to get camera sites. this is a camera site. this is at 70 now. matching the dew point. it is thick fog and visibility cut down and a qua
be between a woman and her doctor. >>> senior house republicans took to the sidewalks of virginia today to offer voters their new pledge to america. it was kind of reminiscent of newt gingrich's contract with america except today's plan was mostly a promise to undo the work of the obama administration. with less than 6 weeks to go house republicans want voters to know exactly what they will do if they get the majority back in congress. >> our government is out of control in washington and we need to rein it in and begin a new drive for a smaller less costly and more accountable government in our nation's capital. >> today house republican leaders unveiled the plan, how they plan to do that, rather. the pledge to america, a pill outline that includes proposals such as permanently extending all of the bush tax cults and repeeling your obama health care bill and replace it with republican proposals including limits on malpractice lawsuits. >>> they don't bite and they don't spread disease but for many people throughout the mid- atlantic and here in maryland that doesn't make stink bugs any
of lynchburg, virginia, with similar phone tactics. >> saved message, wednesday, 1:58 p.m. >> yeah, that's what i thought, you're not going to pick up the phone, huh? yeah, i have you scared, you don't want to pick up the phone now? huh? it is because you're in bed with your sister? or with your mom, your cousin? huh? or what? little punk. >> reporter: but it was a case of mistaken identity. burke says he received calls like that for months until they finally realized they had the wrong person. >> the calls came from a blocked number. the individual would not identify himself. i had no way to put an end to the phone calls. >> reporter: both burke and allen jones sued a.c.t. >> yeah, that's what i thought. >> reporter: jones' lawyers claim the company hires young, aggressive collectors and supervisors with shady backgrounds and has a culture of using racist approaches to get someone to pay up. >> in my opinion, they'll dehumanize anybody to get the money. >> the collectors get paid a percentage. a percentage of what they collect. >> reporter: we have system that they're going outside on breaks a
of the state bottom line eastern shore included in this as well as far western maryland northern virginia. along the immediate chesapeake bay these bluer shaded are also under a coastal flood advisory especially over the next couple approaching high tides in the overnight and first high tide on the day above average high tides. so that's the concern with the coastal low coming up out of the south. we're going to look for gust he winds tomorrow. not a lot of wind right now. in fact winds calm. temperatures 66. so cool evening, bjipartly clo and you really wouldn't think anything is up but it is. again it's going to take a couple more hours to get in here. just about a trace of an inch of rain most spots well south y& of baltimore nothing north of town. and again blue skies today quickly giving way to cloudy skies getting a little more ominous looking outs there late into the afternoon. as that storm makes its 8move. temperature wise 60s now humidity very high. air is almost saturated that's going to help fuel these showers and downpours as they come in overnight. satellite radar trend ch
at abc 2 news. >>> virginia hosted safety and violence protection. comes in the wake of the murder of one of the lacrosse players. it comes five months after the 22-year-old lacrosse player was found killed. her exboyfriend george hugly is charged with her murder. the event featured a series of discussions. a resource there and public art project called lines of darkness and night there will be columns with black claws. >>> the panel that accredits you to review its security measures following the shooting of a doctor by the son of a patient. dr. david cohen remains in good condition. hopkins has 45 days to submit a report to the joint commission. the commission will review the report and continue to follow the hospital for a few months to insure that it's plan is in place. >>> well democracy 2010 tonight the race for maryland governor is close and getting dirty. they are set to square off in november. as brian joins us the gloves have already come off. >> reporter: the political ads in the governor race are getting a bit more negative. the latest one against martin o'malley was bought an
in the baltimore out of virginia and north carolina. at this point in time it's not in here yet. we think there could be more heavy downpours and we have had so urain, two and a quarter inch muchs in manchester and close to an inch everywhere else. that's what we are watching for with this. we are looking at a generally clear night. at the moment 71, humidity 93% and winds south at three. pressure falling. temperatures not that bad but so humid. you can almost cut it with a knife. probably will see fog toward daybreak. really muggy conditions. the humidity numbers high. dew points up around 70. that'so pressive and that will help fuel showers and storms. take you out wider perspective. here is the weather maker. centered over north of atlanta georgia. it's still getting up a lot of atlantic moisture and a lot of rain. i don't think we will see severe storms but we will see heavy downpours through the overnight. we could still see some rain -- we should dry out in to the afternoon. maybe even get the sun out. up around 80 and then into wednesday a dry start but the chance for more rain to
roads, san jose, california followed closely by los angeles. >>> a virginia woman is set to die by lethal injection tonight at 9:00. 41-year-old theresa lewis is scheduled to be the first one executed in the state in nearly a century. lewis is being executed for the 2002 hired killings of her husband and stepson to collect a $250,000 insurance policy. prosecutors said she promised sex and cash to two men if they carried out the killings. the two gunmen were sentenced to life in prison. >>> one person is running another person with their hands up. >>> a helicopter camera in broward county, florida caught this police chase that spanned over two counties. officers had tried to pull a car over, but the driver's took off, hitting speeds up to 95 miles per hour. the car eventually collided with a police car and the suspects were arrested. they face several charges. >>> amazing pictures out of eastern oregon. a rancher documents a fight between a black bear and a cow. he captured the incident on camera you can see these photographs, the bear ended up going up straight to one of the cow
this baby. and it will be at the west virginia pumpkin festival, hoping it will win first place. the pumpkin is expected to grow 2-poundings per day and will not be cut until october 6. by then, it's expected to weigh more than a thousand pounds. >> 6:33. firefighters in palm beach county made a bold statement over the weekend. in support to fight breast cancer. the pink heels tour feature firefighters wearing pink t- shirts. breast cancer survivors and supporters to sign the pink heels truck showed up during the rally. the tour for the fundraiser benefits the cancer centers and the deerfield beach area. it is firefighters way of giving back to the community. >>> all right, we are counting down the days until komen maryland's race for the cure. it's coming up soon. it's set for sunday, october 3. abc2 news is going to be live on the air to broadcast the whole event. it's on sunday, the broadcast starts from 7:00 in the morning until 9:00 in the morning. if you want to register, all you have to do is head to our website, abc2news.com. when you get there, look at the top of the page and click
. >>> students, faculty, and staff at the west virginia used the day of dialogue to raise awareness of domestic violence. it has come after yard was found dead in her off campus. love grew up -- >>> the joint commission has asked john hopkins hospital to review its security measures after the shotting of a distraught patients son. the joint commission says hopkins should consider installing metal detectors. they say it's difficult. >>> a concert gets under way to help the family of emily kerstetter. she's the teenager that was severely injured in the bombing uganda. all proceeds will go to emily's recovery. tickets are $10 per person. all you have to show up at our lady of perpetual help. >>> we are nine days away from komen maryland race for the cure. it's september for sunday. we will be live on the air to broadcast the event at sunday at 7:00 a.m. until 9:00 a.m.. here's how you can register for the event go to our website at abc2news.com and then click on think pink. >>> dr. ben carson wants every child to have access to good bucks. with the help of proctor and gamble he opens up the raidin
this message so you'll know i'm fighting for you. >>> a woman is set to die in virginia tonight. she is scheduled to be executed at 9:00 for killing her husband and stepson to collect insurance money. >>> many insurers are scrambling to get ahead of the changes. >>> think how much those roads you travel on are costing you. every time you go over a pothole. >>> good morning, welcome, i'm jamie costello. >>> and i'm megan pringle. what do you say we head over to meteorologist justin burke. >> reporter: our last day of summer really went out with fireworks and a big display. temperatures first off reaching 91 degrees, not a record, but the 53rd day this year we had that mark, in tying us for the most 90-degree days for any year on record in baltimore. we may own the number one spot before this week is done. how about the big storms last night? as a result areas of fog. more heat on the way. but right now, we have been tracking one storm this morning here hagerstown. that is the 81 and the 70 split. otherwise, we are back home and not much going on around the beltway. again, patchy fog t
at culpeper, almost 100 today down into virginia for the last day of summer. our radar shows clearing out, weather out in far western maryland is not going to make it in here in any significant way, you can see the line of showers and storms they're tracking along a boundary north and west of baltimore. this boundary is not going to come through. i think it's going to retreat northward and that's going to allow the hot humid air to keep flowing in out of the south and keep temperatures way above average by that 15, 20 degrees. our forecast model clear and sunny tomorrow and into the day on friday, another clear sunny day with a south wind and no fresh cool air coming in. it's a summer scenario for the first couple of days after fall. what can i say? sometimes that happens. tomorrow, first full day of fall, and mostly sunny. but not fall-like at 88 degrees. tomorrow night, down to 67 or so with a few clouds. when can we expect more autumn-like weather? not really until sunday. that's our big abc 2 extreme makeover sunday night but the bottom line is we have a couple of hot days to get thro
was registered to carry a gun by the state of virginia and legally bought this type of very small handgun a couple of years ago, small enough to easily conceal if police say that was his intent. >> i don't know, we don't know yet if it was in his daily routine coming and visiting his mother that he always had that gun. was this an anomaly in his behavior, while police try to answer that question they investigate security practices. they intrude security officers with baltimore city police officers a partnership that commissioners said worked flawlessly on thursday allowing for the hurried but organized response. >> initial response to this the communications between the bpd and hopkins in particular hopkins security i'm going to bet on parallel. >> reporter: while both the hospital and police are proud of the reaction, prevention remains at issue as many are asking how he into the facility with the gun in the first place. there are 80 entrances serving 80,000 a week. metal detectors are unreasonable. quote, hospitals are as must remain places of hope and healing that are open to the pu
to the south. maryland and virginia, could be wet as we go through the afternoon. then through sunday and make a return back in our direction and end wet. 93 that's our guarantee but we're within reach, two notches away from the record high of 95. we should start to dry things out and not fog with clouds down to 6 #. we should see a partly sunny day to 84 degrees. take you down and cooler with maybe the chance of rain on sunday. check on that forecast in a couple of minutes. now let's look at the fog and roads and traffic. >> thank you, justin. we're getting reports of fog on the i-70 corridor between columbia pike and be careful, keep the speeds down. do not cut on your high beams because that reflects the lights back at you through the fog. as we look here at 95, 195, traffic is good. and not really any delays. the fog is hovers over -- hovering over the road. that's off to the shoulder. traffic will be okay on the outer loop. a four-minute trip. and no issues on the top side. back to you. >> thank you. >>> and entertainment news, he gained fame selling millions of records in the 1950s with
hour. >>> first, president obama in full campaign mode. he's in iowa and virginia today. two of his key states from 2008. last night he had a huge college rally in wisconsin, trying to target the voters who surged the polls but have been sitting this year out. and the big question is, can he recapture some of that 2008 magic? it's been the tea party's year. >> it certainly has. >>> also this morning, strong charges coming from a man accusing the pastor in the sex abuse. we'll hear explosive charges from the 23-year-old who says bishop eddie long is a predator. that's the word he used. >>> we begin with the latest tropical weather brewing off of florida this morning. it's set to make a run up the east coast and could cause serious flooding. >> we're going to talk a little bit about this storm. it is tropical depression 16. if you're looking for it to kind of perform like a big, tropical storm, it's not. but it's going to drop a lot of heavy rain. take a look at floridians preparing for this. this storm was south of cuba yesterday and dropped as much as six inches of rain in some location
virginia, that is just poised to pivot its way through. so we have wet weather for the morning commute to begin. there's that flood watch until 8:00 a.m. may get extended depending on how heavy this band of rain does hold once it swings through the beltway. plans for a wet commute, temperatures near 70. we break out sun and isolated storm this afternoon with our 2-degree guarantee high of 79. >>> lets check the roads with kim brown. >> we do not like the idea of a wet commute because we had such a bad one or difficult one yesterday. right now traffic looks pretty good, no problems on 795. that looks good the entire stretch between route 140 to the beltway. we are working one accident? middle river, kingston road continues to be closed between eastern boulevard and hawthorne road because of an overnight crash. you can use hawthorne to get around it. as we look at 695 at harford road, you might want to keep your speeds down a little bit but really no problems around the entire 695 stretch. >>> 5:31. transportation and police officials will discuss maryland's new cell phone law. coming u
and low 80s earlier. except for over south of the virginia border where they are still seeing 80s there. humidity comfortably low. bone dry. that changes tomorrow. winds will continue to come from the south. that is gig to bring up that southerly breeze and more humid weather. clear skies over the entire mid-atlantic now. this is just as quiet as it gets with high pressure centered just about over new jersey right now. so that is just meaning nothing but clear weather here across the central part of the east coast. a little disturbance well north and west, we'll probably get a glancing blow but the front itself doesn't look like it will come through. high pressure holds another night tomorrow. as this moves further east we'll get more of a southerly wind. that is going to pump up the temperatures into the mid-80s. thursday and friday, flirting with 90. tonight and through the day tomorrow, clouds increase late in the day but i think the chance of showers is slim and whatever rain we see comes in tomorrow evening. then into the day on thursday we're talking about partly cloudy skies. q
to 76. state-wide today, a little warmer to our south and west, down here in northern virginia there were some 80s, most of us hanging out in the 70s. tomorrow mid-to upper 80s, sun plus a lot of sunshine going to help that happen. we're cool but not as cool as this hour last night. yesterday we were close to 40 degrees, buy wind tonight have quieted down, and they are going to be out of the south tonight. south breeze helping to keep us a little warmer. south wind kicking in stronger tomorrow, clear skies tomorrow and into the day, a lot of sunshine, the bottom line is we do have some back to weather, back across chicago moving the to detroit. but high pressure, keeping the dry air around, keeping us clear, that southerly wind flow will keep us up tomorrow as the high moves east. that disturbance kicks south, it will bring us a chance for showers into tomorrow night. it's going to take a while to happen. our forecast model showing you we'll that have chance for a line of showers to develop out in the western part have the state. they may make it in but it does look like they f
you, sam. >>> the state of virginia carried out the death penalty last night in the state's first execution of a woman in nearly a century. this particular case is re-igniting the debate over crime and punishment. krim sciutto is in virginia with this. >> reporter: we're hearing of an harrowing scene in "l" block behind me. eyewitnesses described lewis as terrified and trembling in the chamber. she turned down a sedative, offered to death row inmates. a guard tapping her on the shoulder to calm her, as she was put to death. it's here, inside this cramped death chamber, where teresa lewis became the first woman executed in virginia in 98 years. >> the execution of teresa lewis has been carried out in the manner as described by the laws in the commonwealth of virginia. >> reporter: her minister of seven years, kept a sad vigil. when you met with her for a final time, did you have a sense that she was ready for this? >> she resigned herself to this. and she knew for seven years that this was a good possibility. but she didn't want it. >> reporter: teresa lewis confessed to a horrible
football again. >> the west virginia border rivalry continues in morgantown, the terps have will have matched last year's total by winning their first two games. >> i'm joe abreu tanya with the press box report. , >>> what happens in vegas stays in vegas, this is what happens in reno, dozens of house keepers folding for the gold. the annual housekeeping olympics raging from bed making to garbage man relay and, yes, towel folding. >> have that whole team come over to my place. >> yeah, might workout. >> sunny weekend. >> perfect. have a good one. bob ehrlich pretends to be for the working guy... but he's not on our side. i thought i knew bob ehrlich, but then i found out... he raised property taxes on every maryland family... and business. he increased college tuition... by 40%. 40%. and i thought i knew bob ehrlich. he was against raising the minimum wage. made $2.5 million... working for a lobbying firm. $2.5 million? he's not really on my side. with this tough economy, we really need a governor on our side. my name is...peggy. what usis problem, please? peggy? sure...well... suddenl
. >>> a small brush fire broke out. they quickly put it out. >> a pause from the meteorologist. >>> a virginia beach teen says he was attacked by a shark, has 51 stitches to prove it. 19-year-old caleb kuchak was surfing with friends, something brushed up against them. they were next to their boards an felt something in the water. right up next to him. >> look at the teeth imprints. i thought it would never happen. when we first got there it did not even cross my mind. that we were potentially in danger. >> with help from buddies caleb got back on the beach. rescuers believe he was attacked by a shark. he's anyneys and ankles -- his knees and ankles are bandaged up. he says he'll be back in the water. >>> 6:34. lawmakers want toys and happy meals depending on calorie count. san francisco supervisor eric marr has introduced an orderinnans that would ban toy giveways in kids' meals that exceed more than 600 calories, the cordinnans would not only restrict calories but require nor fruit and vegetables pr meal. mcdonald's says we already do. >> we offer apple dippers, a half cup of fruit and full
are seeing connecticut and west virginia, two states that have been considered solid democratic state, now moving in the direction of republicans. if they can pick up either one of those they can offset washington or california. >> at least one poll i've seen has the republican ahead in west virginia right now. >> and the republicans put over a million dollars into that race beginning over the weekend. >> let's take a look quickly at the house. republicans need to get 39 seats overall in order to get control. >> yeah, and here's what's happening here. er are, this is the battleground. these are the toss-up races. they could go either way. this is shrinking and since we last spoke, george, seven fewer toss-up races all seven moved in the direction of the republicans, so what we're seeing this morning is a republican takeover of the is looking significantly more likely, in fact, they'd only have to win half of those toss-ups to get control of the house. >> jon karl, thanks very much. robin? >> elsewhere a hearing scheduled in washington state against the first of five u.s. army soldiers accu
say 50-year-old paul pardus of arlington, virginia shot the doctor who was interesting his mother then shot his mother and eventually himself. the fact pardus was able to bring a gun into the hospital has raised a lot of questions and something a lot of people are talking about this morning. as christian schaffer tells us, don't expect to see wide use now of metal detectors. >> kind of chaotic, nobody knowing what's going on. >> reporter: thousands notified by text message there had been a shooting on the eighth floor of the nelson building. they locked themselves in not knowing where the gunman would be. >> it's scary not knowing where the person is with a gun on a rampage in a hospital where we are supposed to be protected. >> my brother finally contacted her and she said i have to go and hung up abruptly. at least we know if she answered the phone she was okay. >> reporter: it was after securing the area and sending in s.w.a.t. teams that paul pardus had already shot himself and his mother inside her hospital room. before that, police say pardus shot dr. david cohen who about h
, pennsylvania, indiana, north dakota, arkansas, wisconsin, connecticut, west virginia, we're competitive in a lot of places. will we win them all? who knows. the delaware primary was interesting. new candidate, fresh face, i think she's got a good chance of winning. >> i mean she definitely wasn't your candidate. i mean basically they -- one would say that the public -- >> you picked out one. i just gave you 12 places where we have a chance of beating democrats. >> what are the qualification qualifications -- do they have? for instance, what is christine o'donnell's qualification for governing? what is sharron angle's actual qualification for governing? >> they won the primary fair and square against real competition and they ee americaed as the nominee. and sharron angle is running no worse than dead even against the majority leader of the senate. i think that's pretty significant. >> you're not afraid there might be a turnoff whether it's -- >> am i afraid of having more republicans in the senate? of course, not. >> that's not the question. are you not afraid that somewhat -- some migh
party's pledge to america. will it help them take back congress? jonathan karl is in sterling, virginia, where the announcement will be made later. >> reporter: good morning, robin. the republicans are coming out here to try to do what they did when they won the house in 1994, which is to offer a specific plan of action for a republican congress. republicans spent much of the past two years, opposing president obama's big initiatives. >> you can't. >> we're the party of no. on this bill, hell, no. >> the party of no? we're the party of hell no. >> reporter: now, house republicans are coming up with a pledge to america. in order to get to the party of know and what they call a new governing agenda for america. what they would do if they were in control of congress. at the top of the list, permanently extend the bush tax cut, all of them. cancel all unspent stimulus spending. as off today, $258 billion of the $814 billion of the stimulus has not been spent. repeal the obama health care bill. replacing it with republican proposals, including limits on malpractice lawsuits. block obama's pl
of a virginia woman, set to be executed tomorrow. theresa lewis was convicted of hiring two men to kill her husband and stepson to collect insurance. her lawyer argued lewis should be spared, saying she has an i.q. that is, quote, borderline mentally retarded. >>> prosecutors call it corruption on steroids. the mayor of bell, california, and seven current and former city officials will be arraigned today on charges they bilked taxpayers out of $5 million, so they could live the high life. paying themselves salaries as high as $800,000. city residents celebrated in the streets after hearing about the arrests. >>> if you have a rough ride to work in the morning, you're not alone. new figures out this morning show one-quarter of major urban roadways are in substandard condition. costing the average driver over $400 a year in prepares. >>> now, paris hilton. overnight, she joined the ranks of the rolling stones and paul mccartney. she's been denied entry to japan because of past drug use. she was required to return home after a night at a hotel. japan is known for its strike immigration laws. t
with lorena bobbitt. so, i tracked her down in virginia to talk about what happened after all those cameras went away. it was the headline felt around the world. >> the woman who cut off her husband's penis. >> lorena bobbitt. >> attracted international attention. >> last thing i remember, i woke up. she just cut it off. >> i don't know why. he hurt me. >> reporter: 24-year-old lorena bobbitt said she had been sexually assaulted by her husband one too many times. so, she struck back with a kitchen knife, while her husband slept. >> years of violence and abuse, that she was unable to overcome her impulse to defend herself. >> reporter: while lorena was charged with malicious wounding, he was charged with marital sexual abuse. the trial transfixed america. joke about the bobbitts became a national pastime. and while both were found not guilty, lorena was evaluated and 45 days in a psychiatric institution. eventually, the frenzy died down. that was lorena then. and this is lorena now, 17 years later. a shy and petite 41-year-old mother, using her maiden name, lorena gallo. does it feel like a
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